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Symbiosis simply means `living together.' Parasites, commensals
and mutualists are all symbionts. The term symbiosis does not specify
mutual benefit, just living in close association."
On Thu, 09 Dec 2004 21:59:50 +0100 David Marjanovic
> > Parasitism is a form of symbiosis. See
> > www.cals.ncsu.edu/course/ent591k/symbiosis.html.
> This definition of "symbiosis" is, AFAIK, unique. Every time I've
> taught the term it was restricted to mutualism.
> (BTW, I'm not sure if the term "mutualism" is used at all in